Posts Tagged ‘drama’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 

New to View: June 29

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 29, unless otherwise noted: His Dark Materials: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2021, HBO Home Entertainment-Warner Home Entertainment Rated: Not rated The lowdown: The second season of this HBO limited series based on Philip Pullman’s fantasy trilogy finds Lyra (Dafne […]

New to View: June 22

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 22, unless otherwise noted: Nobody (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2021, Universal Studios Home Entertainment Rated: R, bloody images, strong violence, language, drug use The lowdown: “Nobody” lulls you into false expectations. The film opens with a montage of the daily, routine […]

New to View: June 15

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 15, unless otherwise noted: Godzilla vs. Kong (Blu-ray + DVD + digital) Details: 2021, Warner Home Entertainment Rated: PG-13, intense sequences of creature violence & destruction, language The lowdown: I should have enjoyed this movie, yet, at 113 minutes, I was restless — […]

New to View: June 8

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 8, unless otherwise noted: Center Stage (Blu-ray) Details: 1992, Film Movement Classics Rated: Not rated The lowdown: The life and career of silent screen actress Ruan Lingyu, known as the “Greta Garbo of China” is the subject of this Hong Kong production. Director […]

New to View: May 25

By Bob Bloom The following titles are scheduled to be released on Tuesday, May 25, unless otherwise noted: Nightmare Alley: Special Edition (Blu-ray) Details: 1947, The Criterion Collection Rated: Not rated The lowdown: After 10-plus years at 20th Century Fox, Tyrone Power wanted to expand his image beyond the romantic and swashbuckling movies that made […]

New to View: April 13

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, April 13, unless otherwise noted: The Producers (Blu-ray) Details: 1968, Kino Lorber Studio Classics Rated: Not rated The lowdown: Today, “The Producers” is commonly recognized as a comedy classic. It just goes to show how our mindsets and culture has changed — and for […]

New to View: April 6

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, April 6, unless otherwise noted: Earwig and the Witch (Blu-ray + DVD) Details: 2020, Shout! Factory-GKids Rated: PG, scary images, rude humor The lowdown: This feature is the first animated release in four years from Japan’s renowned Studio Ghibli. It centers on a young […]

New to View: March 30

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, March 30, unless otherwise indicated: Wonder Woman 1984 (4K UHD + Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2020, Warner Home Entertainment Rated: PG-13, action, violence The lowdown: “Wonder Woman 1984” is a solid movie, but it lacks the awe and majesty of its 2017 predecessor. Like […]